EK’s Kat Silberstein Promoted to CEO of the Americas
Silberstein to manage growth in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America
July 17, 2019 (San Antonio, TX) — EK® (EKWB), a leading premium liquid cooling solutions provider, announces today that effective immediately Kat Silberstein has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer for the Americas. In her new position, Silberstein will contribute to their long-term global growth strategy, while managing the U.S., Canada, and Latin America operations.
This promotion was part of the global brand initiative to accelerate EK’s fast growth in the Americas. With Silberstein at the helm, the company will continue to expand its distribution base while solidifying key strategic industry and partner alliances.
Silberstein brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in marketing communications, channel and product marketing, distribution management, business development, and sales. In corporate and consulting roles, she has worked with a diverse range of companies—from global startups to Fortune 500 brands, including Apple, DELL, Google, Microsoft, Nvidia, AMD, Intel, CDW, and Ingram Micro. She is also a member of numerous marketing and management groups worldwide.
Since 2018, Silberstein served as EK’s Global Vice President whose key responsibilities included implementing growth initiatives aligned with the corporate vision, as well as cultivating partner and customer relationships.
“In a relatively short time, Kat has demonstrated the superior ability to bring value to users and deliver exceptional results. I am confident she is the right leader to take the company forward,” said Edvard König, Founder of EK. “It is my belief that if we put our users at the center of everything we do, we will create long term sustainable value for our customers, employees, and communities. Kat is the right person to make things happen.”
Silberstein, together with the worldwide EK team will focus on delivering the company’s goal of providing liquid cooling solutions on various levels to multiple vertical markets. Silberstein stated, “I am excited for all the opportunities ahead with EK, and especially being able to collaborate closely with our customers and partners while expanding EK’s initiatives on a global level.”
Headquartered in Slovenia with US headquarters in San Antonio, TX, EK has offices around the world and is the leading premium liquid cooling solutions provider. EK delivers a full line of high-end products through a global channel of partners, distributors, and resellers in more than 30 countries worldwide. For more information please visit: www.ekwb.com